Hong Kong sets 195 runs target for Nepal


KATHMANDU — Hong Kong has posted a target of 195 runs for Nepal in the first match of the ICC World League Cricket Championship underway at the Mission Road Ground in Hong Kong. Hong Kong made 194 runs in the stipulated 50 overs at the cost of all wickets.

For Hong Kong, James Atkinson made top 76 runs off 117 balls with nine fours, and one six, while Tanveer Ahmed and Captain Babar Hayat contributed 38 and 29 runs respectively.

Nepal’s Sanjib Lamichhane took three wickets, while Basanta Regmi and Karan Regmi claimed two each.

Nepal will bat against Hong Kong later today. RSS